LETTERS ON CALIFORNIA'S ESSA PLAN
August 25, 2017
EdVoice strong opposition to the proposed definition of “ineffective teacher” in the revised draft of the California State Plan for ESSA. The Superintendent’s latest proposed definition is reckless and has no policy, analytical or legal basis for its support.
July 7, 2017
The draft ESSA state plan, which should reflect the progress of those 2.5 years of work, fails to show the state actually intends to do anything itself to ensure extra federal resources are programmed to reduce historic inequities in access to basic public education and effective teachers.